Tier II SOC Analyst

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 07-12-2018
Lunarline is looking for a Tier II SOC Analyst with experience with security devices such as network and host-based firewalls, IDS/IPS, and SIEM tools (e.g. FortiSIEM, ArcSight, AlienVault, Splunk). The Analyst will provide Tier II SOC supervisory and incident response support to Tier I SOC analysts, for many government and commercial clients. The SOC Analyst must have high-level knowledge of common attack vectors such as port scans, man-in-the-middle, DoS, DDoS, Trojans, viruses, and web application attacks. These activities rely on a suite of Lunarline proprietary tools as well as Fortinet SIEM. As a mid-level staff member, the candidate will also perform support duties in coordination with and alongside senior technical staff. The ideal candidate must be knowledgeable in all things SIEM and incident response, and highly familiar with Fortinet products and methodology. 24x7x365 SOC environment – rotating shift schedule may be required
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
To support SOC architecture, engineering, operations, and maintenance planning and other requirements, the Analyst will provide support in the following areas:
  • Security tool configuration and maintenance
  • Security authorization support
  • Data retention and storage requirements
  • Continuity of Operations for SOC Network Defense and Monitoring Systems
  • Identify and mitigate risks throughout assessment
  • Participate and manage continuous monitoring / security operation activities
  • Work with customers to resolve concerns and explain how compliance is achieved
  • Attend and participate in regular project meetings; deliver succinct and accurate status updates
  • Provide direct client / customer support and management
  • Observe, investigate, and report on security related events
 
Skills/Qualifications:
  • Recognize network attack patterns
  • 3 years+ as a SOC analyst
  • Working experience with FortiSIEM
  • IDS/IPS monitoring
  • Security tool configuration and maintenance
  • Incident detection and response
  • TCP/IP network traffic and event log analysis.
  • Windows and Linux, preferably strong in both operating systems
  • Common databases
  • Identify and mitigate risks throughout assessment
  • Must be able to handle small project plans without supervision
  • Provide direct client / customer support and management
  • Must be able to provide leadership and mentoring to Junior staff
 
Minimum Education and Certifications
  • Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s preferred
  • The following certifications (more than one is preferred): Lunarline, Inc. School of Cyber Security “Certified Expert” certifications, Security+, CAP, CASP, CISSP, CEH, or GIAC security certifications
  • Must have at least one DoD 8570 compliant certification upon hire
 
Place of Performance:
  • Arlington, VA
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Disclaimer
  
Lunarline is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lunarline that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regard to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender, military status, marital status or ancestry.
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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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